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by Prosper Mérimée
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LibriVox recording of Carmen by Prosper Mérimée. (Translated by Mary Lloyd.) Read in English by ToddHW; Mariana; Lynne T; Zain Solinski On a trip to Spain in 1830, our narrator recounts his encounters with two strange characters: a thief named Don José Navarro and a beautiful Romani woman named Carmen...little does he know that soon, these two will be entangled in a tumultuous love affair that spells out tragedy for both parties. This novella, written and first published in 1845, has been...
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by G. K. Chesterton
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LibriVox recording of Fancies Versus Fads by G. K. Chesterton. Read in English by Larry Wilson; realisticspeakers; John; Linda Johnson; Campbell Schelp; Tomas Peter; Phil Chenevert; thestorygirl; Ciufi Galeazzi; MLC13; Justin S Barrett; tommack; Greg Giordano; Brian James; April6090; Kathleen Moore. A Collection of 31 essays from G.K. Chesterton. “I have strung these things together on a slight enough thread; but as the things themselves are slight, it is possible that the thread (and the...
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by A. A. Milne
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LibriVox recording of If I May by A. A. Milne. Read in English by SK A. A. Milne (18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956) was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various poems. 'If I May' is a collection of short essays on desultory subjects that first appeared in The Sphere, The Outlook, The Daily News, The Sunday Express (London) and Vanity Fair (New York). These essays display Milne's vivid imagination and literary ability to elaborate on...
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by Stanley Lane-Poole
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LibriVox recording of The Moors in Spain by Stanley Lane-Poole. Read in English by S S Kim “The history of Spain offers us a melancholy contrast. Twelve hundred years ago, Tarik the Moor added the land of the Visigoths to the long catalogue of kingdoms subdued by the Moslems. For nearly eight centuries, under her Mohammedan rulers, Spain set to all Europe a shining example of a civilized and enlightened State. Her fertile provinces, rendered doubly prolific by the industry and engineering...
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by Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of Sieben Gedichte by Edgar Allan Poe. (Translated by Theodor Etzel.) Read in German by Gaby; Sonia; Gabriel; Ralf Stegelmeier Dies ist eine Sammlung der sieben berühmtesten Gedichte des Amerikanischen Autors Edgar Allan Poe. Enthalten sind natürlich der allgegenwärtige Rabe, aber auch sechs im deutschen Sprachraum vielleicht weniger bekannte Gedichte. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Casper S. Yost
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LibriVox recording of Patience Worth by Casper S. Yost. Read in English by Lynne Thompson Patience Worth is an examination of the communications between a seventeenth century woman and a certain Mrs. Curran of St. Louis, in 1913. Contact with the spirit world or parlor trick? If the latter, it was well done: the quick-witted repartee appeared unrehearsed, the language was authentic, the references to English nature and life accurate, although Mrs. Curran had never visited England. Mrs. Curran,...
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by Knut Hamsun
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LibriVox recording of Pan by Knut Hamsun. (Translated by W. W. Worster.) Read in English by Kathrine Engan Pan tells the story Lieutenant Glahn and his summer in a forest north in Norway. He lives in a hut with his dog Aesop and they spend their days hunting and fishing. In poetic language, Hamsun paints troubled souls in this gem of a book.The text is devoted to the nature in Nordland as well as the people Glahn meets there, as they deal with love, jealousy, and power struggles. We meet two...
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by Mary Elting Folsom and David Lyle Millard
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LibriVox recording of Trains at Work by Mary Elting Folsom and David Lyle Millard Read in English by Larry Wilson; John; DrPGould; Kathleen Moore; BettyB This is a wonderful children's book about trains, specifically those exciting steam engines that covered our country in the early 1900's. It describes what it was like to ride in them, work in them, repair them, fix the tracks, repair 'hot boxes' and lots of other interesting things about those glorious days when America traveled by train. So...
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by Gustave Flaubert
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LibriVox recording of The Temptation Of St. Anthony by Gustave Flaubert. (Translated by Lafcadio Hearn.) Read in English by Tony Addison   An extraordinary work of the aesthetic imagination, cast in the form of a psycho-drama detailing the events of one night in the life of the aged hermit, later Saint, Anthony, in the course of which his claims to sainthood are severely tested by, among other things, Gods, Magicians, Science, Food, Monstres, Lust and Death. Beautifully translated by Lafcadio...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, religion, aesthetic art, spritual biography
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by José Maria de Eça de Queirós
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LibriVox recording of Contos by José Maria de Eça de Queirós. Read in Portuguese by Carina Pereira; Mayah; brianna; Adriana Sacciotto José Maria Eça de Queirós nasceu na Póvoa de Varzim (Portugal) a 25 de Novembro de 1845 e faleceu em Paris (França) a 16 de Agosto de 1900. É um dos mais importantes escritores lusos e foi autor de vários romances de reconhecida importâcia. 'Contos de Eça de Queirós' foi publicado em 1902, dois anos após a morte do autor. Neste livro encontran-se...
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by José Maria de Eça de Queirós
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LibriVox recording of El Crimen del Padre Amaro by José Maria de Eça de Queirós. (Translated by Ramón del Valle-Inclán.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza El crimen del padre Amaro (título original portugués O Crime do Padre Amaro: cenas da vida devota) es una novela del escritor portugués Eça de Queirós publicada en 1875, considerada la primera novela portuguesa del realismo. Causó una gran polémica en el momento de su publicación por su denuncia de la hipocresía social y...
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by William Shakespeare
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LibriVox recording of El Mercader de Venecia by William Shakespeare. (Translated by Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo.) Read in Spanish by KendalRigans Un mercader asume una deuda de tres mil ducados para ayudar a un gran amigo, el prestamista: un judío, que además le odia. El mercader acepta el trato de entregar al judío en caso de falta de pago una libra de su propia carne y de preferencia de aquella que se encuentra cerca al corazón, pues está seguro que sus negocios tienen buen viento. Pero...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, drama, Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, clásicos, mercader de venecia,...
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by Mark Twain; Edgar Allan Poe; Gaston Leroux; Baroness Orczy
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LibriVox recording of Historias de Detectives by Mark Twain; Edgar Allan Poe; Gaston Leroux; Baroness Orczy. Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza. La ficción detectivesca es un subgénero de la novela negra, y paradójicamente también su antecesor. Básicamente podemos definirla como una historia lineal en donde un investigador, oficial o aficionado, estudia un crimen determinado, a menudo un asesinato. El primer detective reconocido mundialmente fue C. Auguste Dupin, de E.A. Poe. Su perfil...
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by George Gordon, Lord Byron
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LibriVox recording of El Corsario by George Gordon, Lord Byron. Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza El corsario es, ante todo, un poema autobiográfico que narra las aventuras de un tal Conrado, un corsario rechazado por la sociedad -no así por las mujeres- debido a su comportamiento escandaloso. Byron fue uno de los poetas que gozó en vida de más popularidad. Su existencia se enlazó con la historia política europea de un cuarto de siglo, y llegó a eclipsar en su patria y en su época la...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Compilation de poèmes - 011 by Various. Read in French by Margot; Christiane Jehanne; Sonia; Cocotte; Darro Konicek; Ezwa Cette compilation comprend une série de poèmes lus, en langue française, pour LibriVox. - Summary by Ezwa For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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by Arnold Bennett
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LibriVox recording of Enterrado en Vida by Arnold Bennett. (Translated by Vicente Vera y López.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza. Arnold Bennett escribió Enterrado en vida después de su obra más conocida y seria, Cuento de viejas, y siempre la consideró como su novela más delirantemente divertida. Defensor del realismo ("En primer término, una novela debería parecer verdad. Y no puede parecer verdad si los personajes no parecen reales") y crítico con las novelas...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Stories by Foreign Authors - Russian by Various. Read in English by Sarocha T; Mary Thaler; Gary Grenholm; KHand A collection of short stories written by Russian authors and translated into English. Includes stories by Turgevev, Tolstoi, Poushkin and Gogol. - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording....
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of El Equipaje del Rey José by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by Kendal Rigans. El equipaje del rey José (1875) es la primera novela de la segunda serie de los Episodios nacionales de Benito Pérez Galdós. En él, el escritor presenta a los personajes centrales de esta serie: Salvador Monsalud, Carlos Garrote, Jenara Barahona y Juan de Pipaón; a través de ellos se describe la raíz del enfrentamiento entre liberales y absolutistas -representado por la lucha...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, historia, benito pérez galdós, novela histórica, historia de españa
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by Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of El Cuervo by Edgar Allan Poe. (Translated by Juan Antonio Pérez Bonalde.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza El cuervo de Edgar Allan Poe es un poema narrativo que fue publicado por primera vez en el año 1845 durante el mes de enero, es uno de los escritos más populares de este autor, del cual se ha hecho mención en múltiples ocasiones en la cultura popular. - Summary by Phileasfogg For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Lewis Theobald
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LibriVox recording of Double Falsehood; or, The Distrest Lovers by Lewis Theobald. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. This play is based on story told in Cervantes' Don Quixote, and some believe it is a reconstruction of a lost play by Shakespeare and Fletcher. Duke Angelo and his son Roderick are concerned about the activities of the duke's younger son, Henriquez. They enlist his friend, Julio, as a spy. Before Julio left for the court, he foolishly asks Henriquez to secure his marriage...
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LibriVox recording of Stories of Don Quixote: written anew for young people by James Baldwin. Read in English by Aaron M. Lebowitz; Twinkle; Linda Johnson and Carol Cotter. The romance entitled "The Achievements of the Ingenious Gentleman, Don Quixote de la Mancha," was originally written in Spanish by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra in the 17th century. It has been read and enjoyed by men and women of the most diverse tastes and conditions. The story is so simple that every one can...
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by Frances Jenkins Olcott
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LibriVox recording of The Wonder Garden by Frances Jenkins Olcott. Read in English by Debbie R. Baker Robinson; April6090; J. Ryan Scarbrough; S.E. Ross; Caitlin S.; Aly M; Elizabeth P.; projund; ysevechan; Jenna Rose; Emma Charlotte; Hannah Parrott; TJ Burns; Suzie; Denise D'Abramo; Owen Cook; Jillian; Jennifer Dallman; Angi Bridges; Shana Burns; Franziska Paul; AbbyJay; Nemo; jamiekravitz; Aaron Grace; Julia Mikheeva; aniroo; Brandy Morgan; BettyB; Patrick Saville; MamaEzrah; Kelly Cash;...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nature, garden, transformations, retellings
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by Virna Sheard
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 9 recordings of When Christmas Comes by Virna Sheard. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  December 17, 2017. Read in English by nighthawks; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; MaryAnn; Nemo; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Virna Stanton was born in Cobourg, Ontario, the daughter of Elizabeth Butler Stanton and Eldridge Stanton, a photographer. Her brother Eldridge Stanton Jr. and his wife both died at Niagara Falls, in the Ice Bridge...
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by Julian Corbett
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LibriVox recording of Sir Francis Drake by Julian Corbett. Read in English by Pamela Nagami. In this short book, the British Naval historian, Julian Stafford Corbett, chronicles the adventurous career of Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596), the farmer's son who became Queen Elizabeth's most feared privateer and her most daring and resourceful naval officer. In his quest for the gold and silver of Spanish Peru, he rounded Cape Horn, losing men and ships in that "enchanted void, where wind and...
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by Edwin Arlington Robinson
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LibriVox recording of The Three Taverns: A Book of Poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson. Read in English by J. Olpecre; John Burlinson; Jude; Carol; Sonia; Tony Addison; Connor Anderson; George Allen; Jacquelyn Bengfort This is a volume of poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson. This volume contains, among other poems, the famous poems The Valley of the Shadow and Lazarus. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by Emile Verhaeren
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LibriVox recording of The Sunlit Hours by Emile Verhaeren. (Translated by Charles R. Murphy.) Read in English by Sonia; Larry Wilson; Ian King; Sarah Partain; Amy Deuchler The Sunlit Hours [ Les Heures Claires ] is a volume of very personal poetry by Belgian poet Émile Verhaeren. The poetry in this volume is dedicated to his wife, celebrating their relationship with beautiful poetry of love. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Ellis Parker Butler
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of The Whale by Ellis Parker Butler. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 2, 2016. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Beth Thomas; Corbs; David Lawrence; Ezwa; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Kopikido; Maria Kasper; Matthew Datcher; RTaylor; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. His career spanned more than forty years, and his stories, poems, and articles were published in more than 225 magazines. His work appeared...
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LibriVox recording of The Bomb: The 1945 Test of the First Atomic Bomb Read in English by David Wales These two publications put out by the U.S. government are about the Trinity site in New Mexico where in 1945 the first atomic bomb was tested. Each publication (about 1984 and about 1995) complements the other, though there is some duplication. These are descriptions of the test itself and of the planning and organization leading up to the test. They also tell what was done with the site after...
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by John Aubrey
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LibriVox recording of Brief Lives Volume II by John Aubrey. Read in English by Nicole Lee Volume 2 of Aubrey's sparkling gossipy biographical pieces on his contemporaries, including Bacon, Jonson and Shakespeare, Brief Lives' glimpses into the unofficial side of these towering figures has won it an undying popularity, with Ruth Scurr's recent reimagined "autobiography" of Aubrey, breathing new life into this classic for the next generation of readers - Summary by Nicole Lee For...
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LibriVox recording of Grand'ther Baldwin's Thanksgiving, with Other Ballads and Poems by Horatio Alger, Jr.. Read in English by Diana Schmidt; Albert Christy III; Greg Giordano; Urban Bard; Larry Wilson; Jude; Bruce Kachuk; Andree-Ann Granger; Becca Maggie; SionedV; Will Cooper; Jack Albert Horatio Alger, better known for his juvenile fiction, also penned some great poetry. His Ballads, including the 8 war poems and his odes, are collected in this volume. - Summary by Carolin For further...
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by G. K. Chesterton
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LibriVox recording of Greybeards at Play by G. K. Chesterton. Read in English by 5pak G.K. Chesterton's first publication, "Greybeards at Play" is a collection of poetry and accompanying illustrations. The work is marked by the irreverent whimsy and ancient delight that would eventually be recognized as Chesterton's signature style. Short (only four poems long and a dedication), playful, and with a touch of awe, Chesterton's first piece (written at 26) is appropriately titled: it is...
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by Estanislao del Campo
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LibriVox recording of Fausto by Estanislao del Campo. Read in Spanish by mariemdover En este tradicional poema de la literatura gauchesca argentina, el gaucho Anastasio "el Pollo" se encontró con su amigo Laguna en el camino. Mientras sus caballos descansaban y se refrescaban, "Pollo" le reveló a Laguna que recientemente había visto al Diablo, mientras visitaba el teatro Colón en la Ciudad de Buenos Aires. Acompañado por varios tragos de ginebra, Laguna escuchó la...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Catherine Howard by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by W. D. Suter.) Read in English by a full cast. Subtitled "The Throne, The Tomb, and The Scaffold - An Historical Play in 3 Acts From the Celebrated Play of that Name by Alexandre Dumas" - How can you resist a play about English history - the doomed fifth wife of Henry the 8th - by the celebrated French author of The Musketeers?? - Summary by ToddHW Cast list: Henry VIII, King of England: Larry Wilson Athelwold,...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 4: Karl-Ludwig Sand by Alexandre Dumas. Read in English by mbm0rxi; Tristan; Mike Pelton This is the fourth volume of Alexandre Dumas' studies of celebrated crimes and their perpetrators. This volume is concerned with the story of Karl Ludwig Sand, who stabbed August von Kotzebue to death in 1819. August von Kotzebue had been a prominent dramatist, a student of Musäus, whose royalist and conservative writings ultimately led to his assassination by...
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by Gertrude Atherton
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LibriVox recording of Ancestors: A Novel by Gertrude Atherton. Read in English by Lynne T Isabel Otis, a young American heiress of a modest fortune has been enjoying a tour of Europe and at last decides to pay a visit to her English relative, Lady Victoria Gwynne. Politics; dinners at castles; handsome dukes; an engagement; murder; suicide - Isabel had not realized life in England could be so exciting! Eventually, this independent young woman must return to her anything but mundane life but...
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by Samuel Smiles
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LibriVox recording of Industrial Biography: Iron Workers and Tool Makers by Samuel Smiles. Read in English by Clive Catterall. Short Biographies of some of the most influential engineers who developed the modern manufacturing methods behind the Industrial Revolution. Engineers and designers tend to be fairly anonymous figures in history – content to make things rather than write about them. At the time Smiles wrote “Industrial Biography” the whole of British society was undergoing massive...
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by Ann Taylor; Jane Taylor
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LibriVox recording of Rhymes for the Nursery by Ann Taylor; Jane Taylor. Read in English by Jordan Watts This early 19th-century children's poetry collection by Jane and Ann Taylor is little-known today, but contains the original version of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, known then as just The Star. Also included are poems about why you shouldn't kill kittens, birds and flies, a poem about how you can be seriously scarred if you play with fire, and a poem about a homeless man who cries himself...
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by The Securities and Exchange Commission
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LibriVox recording of A Plain English Handbook: How to create clear SEC disclosure documents by The Securities and Exchange Commission. Read in English by MaryAnn Spiegel. The Plain Writing Act of 2010 (Act) is intended to make it easy for the public to understand government documents. The SEC, like other federal agencies, must write documents in plain writing, defined under the Act as writing that is "clear, concise, well-organized, and follows other best practices appropriate to the...
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by Molière
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LibriVox recording of Love is the Best Doctor by Molière. (Translated by Henri van Laun.) Read in English by a full cast of LibriVox volunteers. Four most fashionable doctors are called in by Sganarelle to cure his daughter, but instead they argue about everything and Sganarelle is driven to the streets where he finds a quack and his daughter's disguised lover. Moliere: "This is only a slight impromptu, a simple pencil sketch, which it has pleased the King to have made into an...
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by Baroness Orczy
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LibriVox recording of Leatherface: A Tale of Old Flanders by Baroness Orczy. Read in English by deongines A romantic, political adventure story set in the late 1500's, during the Spanish rule over the Netherlands, in the city of Ghent. Leatherface is an Orangist and emerges to lead the Ghent citizens to rebel and win back their freedom. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, spanish inquisition, flanders, william of orange, tyranny on flanders
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by Leopoldo Lugones
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LibriVox recording of Las Fuerzas Extrañas by Leopoldo Lugones . Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza Recopilación de una docena de relatos de misterio y una teoría del cosmos que constituyen un pilar fundamental para el desarrollo de la literatura fantástica y la ciencia ficción en la Argentina. Leopoldo Lugones (1874-1938) fue una figura central en la literatura argentina y universalmente reconocido; fue conductor de pensamiento y estilos. No deja de generar constantes polémicas; no...
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of Viaje al centro de la Tierra by Jules Verne. (Translated by Antonio Ribot y Fontseré.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza El profesor Lidenbrock, que une a su condición de verdadero sabio una terquedad sin límites, descifra un viejo pergamino devolviendo pacientemente su sentido a los incomprensibles signos que en él se contienen. ¡Extraordinarios peligros de la lectura! El descifrado de aquel texto arrastrará inevitablemente al propio Lidenbrok, a su joven sobrino...
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by William Shakespeare
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LibriVox recording of Venus y Adonis by William Shakespeare. Read in Spanish by KendalRigans Venus y Adonis es un poema de William Shakespeare, escrito en 1592-93. El argumento está basado en pasajes de las metamorfosis de Ovidio. Es un trabajo complejo y caleidoscópico que utiliza un tono y una perspectiva constantemente cambiantes, para presentar puntos de vista contrastantes sobre la naturaleza del amor. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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LibriVox recording of The World’s Story Volume VI: Russia, Austria-Hungary, the Balkan States and Turkey by Eva March Tappan. Read in English by Sonia; Jim Locke; alanmapstone; Tomas Peter; Colleen McMahon; Kristine Bekere; Nemo; Foon; April6090; tovarisch; Devorah Allen; Sandra Schmit; techpsalti; Monika M. C.; Eva Davis; realisticspeakers; Larry Wilson; ToddHW; TJ Burns; thestorygirl This is the sixth volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story,...
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by Saki
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LibriVox recording of The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki. Read in English by Anna Simon; Hilary Hew; SamW; Gnomesb; VfkaBT; John Burlinson; David Lawrence; Joseph Tabler; rajitkumar3; Pamela Nagami; Mark Chulsky; Peter Yearsley; David Wales; Dawn and Kalynda. This is the third collection of short stories by Saki, following on from “Reginald” and “Reginald in Russia”. Although some of the stories have characters that do not appear elsewhere in the collection, many of them are loosely...
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by Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 22 recordings of La Fuite de la Lune by Oscar Wilde. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  September 30, 2018. Read in English by Algy Pug; AidanVox; Boris; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Foon; fshort; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; JAdamSmith; Kate Vaws; Larry Wilson; Lee Ann Howlett; Marinela Cojocaru; StudioMike; NanDodge; Nemo; Phil Schempf; RajVO; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. While at Trinity Collage, Wilde obtained a reputation for clever...
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by Leopoldo Garcia Alas
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LibriVox recording of La Regenta (Tomo II) by Leopoldo Garcia Alas. Read in Spanish by Epachuko "La Regenta" está considerada la mejor novela española del siglo XIX y una de las más importantes novelas de la Historia de las letras en el mismo idioma tras "El Quijote" lo cual son palabras mayores. Pocas obras en castellano han generado tal cantidad de análisis y comentarios, y al mismo tiempo, han sido tan maltratadas por el poder político al habérsela considerado...
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by Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.
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LibriVox recording of Het leven van Johannes Wouter Blommesteyn - deel 2 by Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.. Read in Dutch by Marcel Coenders Na de beschrijving van de ideale Nederlandse man uit de 17de eeuw (Maurits Lijnslager) en de ideale Nederlandse vrouw uit het midden van de 17de eeuw (Hillegonda Buisman) nu de beschrijving van de slappe en mislukte Nederlander uit de 18de eeuw. Vrouwen, drank en vooral ook ijdeltuiterij brengen onze held bijna aan de afgrond van het graf. (Samenvatting door Marcel...
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by T. W. H. Crosland
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of To The Next Christmas by T. W. H. Crosland. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  December 10, 2107. Read in English by nighthawks; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Elanor; Newgatenovelist; fshort; MaryAnn; Nemo; Phil Schempf and Tomas Peter. Thomas William Hodgson Crosland was a British author, poet, journalist and friend of royalty. Thomas was a humanitarian who frequently wrote in his poems about the impoverished and sick and...
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by Charles Morris
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LibriVox recording of Historical Tales, Volume VII: Spanish by Charles Morris. Read in English by Kalynda Volume VII of a series containing anecdotes and stories, some well-known, others less so, of particular countries. This seventh volume covers the history of Spain from before the Moorish conquest to the loss of overseas territories at the end of the 19th century, describing history for children and young adults in an exciting and novel manner. - Summary by Kalynda For further information,...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of Los Ladrones de Londres by Charles Dickens. (Translated by J. J. y C..) Read in Spanish by Paolo Paez; Mongope; Pamela Nagami; Charbelí Ramos Chávez; Tux; phossil; Anusha Iyer; crecente; mariemdover; Nate Beuttenmueller; Luis Alberto Martín; Patricia Silveira; DreamVoz; Tony Oliva Oliver Twist es una novela humorística en la que se presentan también la hipocresía y los males sociales de la época, especialmente el reclutamiento de niños para el crimen organizado. Se...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Montes de Oca by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by Tux. Manuel Montes de Oca (Medina-Sidonia, 1804 – Vitoria, 20 de octubre de 1841) fue un marino y ministro de Marina, Comercio y Ultramar durante la presidencia de Espartero. Dirigió las acciones militares para sofocar los motines contra Espartero y organizó el levantamiento de 1841 en las Vascongadas. Montes de Oca es la octava novela de la Tercera Serie de los Episodios Nacionales de Benito Pérez Galdós. Se...
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by Samuel Phillips Day
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LibriVox recording of Tea: Its Mystery and History by Samuel Phillips Day. Read in English by BettyB; Kathleen Moore; Ruth P.; Jennifer Fournier Samuel Phillips Day traces the history of tea from Asia to England, exploring some of the romance of this treasured drink and its place in British culture. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of Nicholas Nickleby (Version 4) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet After the death of his father, Nicholas must provide for his mother and sister. His wealthy uncle provides him with employment at a boys' school, run by the villainous Mr. Squeers. But when Nicholas has seen enough of the brutal manner in which Squeers treats the boys, he attacks him--and is forced to go on the run to avoid the ramifications. - Summary by Brad "Hamlet" Filippone For...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 4: Part 3: Nisida (version 2) by Alexandre Dumas. Read in English by Nadja Fernandes; Elizabeth P.; Lillis Joy; Michele Eaton; Seth Pate Dumas, with the assistance of several friends, compiled Celebrated Crimes, an eight-volume collection of essays on famous criminals and crimes from European history. . This volume tells the story of the infamous prison on Nisida a small island near Naples. - Summary by Michele Eaton For further information,...
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by Elizabeth Bibesco
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LibriVox recording of Balloons by Elizabeth Bibesco. Read in English by Beth Thomas; Jennifer Fournier; Jacquelyn Bengfort; Ryan Fry; Tony Addison; Doc Willett; David Olson; JudyDerby; heeheekitty Elizabeth, Princess Bibesco, was an English writer and socialite. The daughter of a British Prime Minister and the wife of a Romanian aristocrat, she drew on her experience in British high society in her work. Her talent is the compression into a few phrases of all the details of a situation, into a...
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by Thomas Mayne Reid
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LibriVox recording of The Cliff Climbers by Thomas Mayne Reid. Read in English by Fiddlesticks; Lynne Thompson; ismailuser55; Rachel; Kenneth Sergeant Gaghan; danielaterry; BettyB; Jeremiah Sutherland; Mark; deongines A plant hunter, Karl Linden, and his brother Caspar are on their way to the Himalayas to collect the plants of that region. Many adventures befell the brothers and their guides, all of which led to their being trapped in the mountains. This is a story of their escape from those...
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by Various; André Van Hasselt
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LibriVox recording of Compilation de poèmes - 009 by Various; André Van Hasselt. Read in French by BeniaminoMassimo; Linda Olsen Fitak; Sonia; Laurette; Ezwa Cette compilation comprend une série de poèmes lus, en langue française, pour LibriVox. - Summary by Ezwa For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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LibriVox recording of On the Trail of Don Quixote, Being a Record of Rambles in the Ancient Province of La Mancha, by August F. Jaccaci. Read by Sue Anderson. On the Trail of Don Quixote is an engaging 1890’s “record of rambles in the Ancient Province of La Mancha” by two artist friends, French author August Jaccaci and Spanish illustrator Daniel Vierge. “Both lovers of the book wherein are recounted the adventures of the good Knight and of his faithful Squire,” as Jaccaci explains,...
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by Ontario Ministry of Education
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LibriVox recording of The Ontario Readers Third Book, by The Ontario Ministry of Education. The Ontario Readers is a school book first published in 1919, by the Ontario Ministry of Education, containing short excerpts of literary works, both stories and poems, geared to grade-school age children. (Summary by aradlaw) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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by Frank G. Carpenter
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LibriVox recording of The Holy Land and Syria by Frank G. Carpenter. Read in English by BettyB Join a journey through the Holy Land and Syria as it existed in the early 20th century. Visiting and learning of Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Palestine and other fascinating and sacred spots of this truly historic region. Summary by BettyB. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page...
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Collection : pièces en un acte & monologues 001 d'auteurs divers, lu pour Librivox par Ezwa et Jc Guan. Ceci est une collection de pièces en un acte et de monologues en français. This is a collection of French one-act plays and monologues. (By Jc Guan, translated by Ezwa) Pour vous renseigner à notre sujet ou pour participer, rendez-vous sur librivox.org . Télécharger M4B (51 mb)
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by William Godwin
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LibriVox recording of Damon and Delia by William Godwin. Read in English by Amy Gramour; Lynne Thompson; Jennifer Fournier; JudyDerby Damon and Delia fall in love instantly. Unfortunately, Damon is promised to another. Can true love prevail? Damon and Delia is a romance that is a bit tongue in cheek. It was penned on commission by William Godwin, political philosopher and writer, husband of Mary Wollstonecraft, and father of Mary Shelley. For further information, including links to online text,...
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by Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of El Fantasma de Canterville y otros cuentos by Oscar Wilde. Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, escritor, poeta y dramaturgo irlandés. Wilde está considerado como uno de los dramaturgos más destacados del Londres victoriano tardío; además, fue una celebridad de la época debido a su puntilloso y gran ingenio. - Summary by Phileas Fogg For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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LibriVox recording of The Martyrdom Of Belgium; Official Report Of Massacres Of Peaceable Citizens, Women And Children By The German Army; Testimony Of Eye-Witnesses by George Cooreman. Read in English by David Wales The title says it all. World War I narratives of German activities in Belgium after the German invasion of this neutral country. - Summary by david wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Gustave Flaubert
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LibriVox recording of La Señora de Bovary by Gustave Flaubert. (Translated by Tomás de C. Durán.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza. La soñadora Emma, una joven de provincias casada con Charles Bovary, quien la ama pero es incapaz de comprenderla y satisfacerla, buscará la realización de sus sueños en otros amores, pasionales, platónicos..., pero ninguno de ellos logrará calmar su desesperada ansiedad y sus románticas inquietudes. La publicación de Madame Bovary (1856) provocó el...
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by Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of Ligeia und Andere Novellen by Edgar Allan Poe. (Translated by Gisela Etzel.) Read in German by Capybara; Traxxo; Boris; Julia Niedermaier; Monika M. C.; Eva K. Dies ist eine Sammlung von sieben Geschichten des Meisters der Spukgeschichten Edgar Allan Poe. Enthalten sind unter Anderem die drei berühmten Geschichten Ligeia, Morella und Eleonora, die sich auf verschiedene Weise mit dem Verlust von Geliebten befassen. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Stories by Foreign Authors - Spanish by Various. Read in English by Mayah; Simona Rusu; Sanna Alas; Lynne T A collection of 5 short stories, written by Spanish authors and translated into English. - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader,...
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LibriVox recording of The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes (Markham translation) by Unknown. (Translated by Clements Markham.) Read in English by Expatriate. A whimsical collection of stories about a wandering street urchin, Lazarillo de Tormes is a classic of the Spanish Golden Age, even paid homage in Cervantes’ Don Quixote . Rendered homeless by the arrest of his father and poverty of his mother, the boy Lazarillo has no choice but to go out and find masters to serve. Unfortunately, each of his...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Buster Bumblebee by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by Rosslyn Carlyle This charming collection of short stories features a bumblebee called Buster, his (extensive) family, and a great number of other animals who he meets after they move home to a new meadow. - Summary by Rosslyn Carlyle For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page...
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by John Kendrick Bangs
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LibriVox recording of Songs of Cheer by John Kendrick Bangs. Read in English by BettyB; Jael Baldwin; DebK; elocin23; Efia Tora; Alitheia; AnthonyPatch; Larry Wilson; Phil Chenevert; Jason in Panama; Esraa El-Brawany; Tom Penn This is a volume of poetry by John Kendrick Bangs. All the poems in this volume share the very positive tone, they discuss happiness, love, and friendship, and can be enjoyed by children as well as adults. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to...
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by Maria Montessori
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LibriVox recording of Spontaneous Activity in Education by Maria Montessori. (Translated by Florence Simmonds.) Read in English by Grace Byrne; Celine Major; Diana Foster; VfkaBT; BettyB; Mike T.; realisticspeakers; Mich_elle Maria Montessori saw that children gained a sense of satisfaction through doing work of their own choosing, and that the role of the adult was to allow this natural ability of the child to flourish through careful design of the environment, and the development of freedom...
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by George Santayana
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LibriVox recording of Poems by George Santayana. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Algy Pug; Sharon Handy; kehayman; Guest; SkyAlbatross; monkeywraith; Freya Hansen; and Kane Mercer. George Santayana was born in Spain, educated in Boston and taught at Harvard before returning to Europe to spend the last forty years of his life writing. He is primarily known as a philosopher, his five-volume The Life of Reason being his magnus opus. But he also wrote a successful novel, The Last Puritan, as well...
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by Mabel Humphrey
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LibriVox recording of The Book of the Cat by Mabel Humphrey. Read in English by Foon Stories of kittens and cats who have a variety of adventures. This book is aimed at children, but adults (especially those who love cats!) will enjoy it just the same. - Summary by Foon For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become...
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